Orca

This May Be The End Of Killer Whales In Captivity In Ontario

The Huffington Post Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Politics

After many years of protests by advocate groups and animal lovers, the Government of Ontario is attempting to end the acquisition and breeding of orca...

Baby Boom As 3rd Calf Spotted Among Endangered Orcas

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There are now 80 southern resident orcas in the waters of B.C. and Washington state.

B.C. Orcas Feel GOOOOD Rubbing Themselves At Beach

CBC | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An amateur videographer has captured rare footage of northern resident orcas rubbing themselves at a beach in B.C.'s Discovery Islands near Cam...

Teeth Stolen From Dead, Pregnant Orca In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Someone cut off several teeth from an endangered orca as she lay dead on a Vancouver Island beach, awaiting a necropsy by scientists. The decea...

Dead Orca Found Off B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of J32, nicknamed Rhapsody, was found this week off the B.C. coast. (Photo: Bates Beach Resort) An endangered killer whale found dead ne...

LOOK: World's Oldest-Known Orca Spotted In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The world's oldest-known orca came home to B.C. for a visit, thrilling whale watchers and conservationists alike. J2, better known as Granny, was s...

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Louis Jobidon moved to Hornby Island, he discovered he was living close to a winter feeding ground for orcas. The kayaker recently took his boat ...

Activists Condemn Sochi Orca Display

CBC | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Environmental groups and whale researchers are urging Olympic organizers to condemn the display of two captured killer whales at the Sochi Winter Game...

PHOTOS: Orphaned Whale's New Start

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Eleven years after an orphaned killer whale was reunited in dramatic fashion with its pod off Vancouver Island's northern coast, Springer ...

Why Are Orcas Dying?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers are learning a lot about the lives of orcas from the deaths of orcas, thanks to a team of experts from British Columbia and th...

Forget 'Tiger Mothers,' What About 'Killer Whale Grannies'?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Like some of their human counterparts, killer whale mothers continue to dote on their sons well into adulthood, says a new study based on ...